White House officials urge Democrats to reconsider support for Pompeo ahead of Monday committee vote

Senior officials made pitches on morning television ahead of what could be an unfavorable report for President Trump’s pick for secretary of state. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Retiring Sen. Bob Corker won't campaign against Democrat vying for his seat

Corker offered only tepid praise for Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who is likely to win the Republican nomination. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Trump’s Secretary of State Picks Have Faced Unusual Scrutiny

Why President Donald Trump’s secretary of state picks have faced unusual scrutiny. Source: Wall Street Journal (mouthpiece of the Chamber of Commerce)

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A Fresh Face For Cuba, But Voters Don't See Much Change Ahead

(link to post) Related Articles Sign up for free daily updates Monday, April 23, 2018 For the first time in nearly 60 years, someone without the last name Castro will rule Cuba. But will things change? Nearly half of U.S. voters don’t think so, but they still feel the United States should improve its relations…

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Holocaust Museum rethinks FDR’s World War II refugee legacy

New scholarship upgrades America’s view on accepting Jews. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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'You were the reason:' Barbara and George Bush's love story remembered at her funeral

The Bush marriage was the longest of any presidential couple at 73 years. They fell in love as teenagers in 1941. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Will President Trump ever go to London? The saga of the special relationship's long delayed visit.

The United States has had a storied relationship with Britain. So has President Trump. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Michael Cohen, once at pinnacle of Trump’s world, now poses threat to it

The outcome of a criminal investigation into the president’s longtime lawyer could determine the fate of both men, who have relied heavily on each other for years. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Disruptive conservative groups lose their punch with Trump in charge

GOP incumbents once feared the voting scorecard from conservative groups and the possibility of a challenger. Now the only grade that counts comes from the president. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Barbara Bush's funeral: Why Melania Trump, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton will be there

The tradition of first ladies attending the funerals of other first ladies dates back to Dolley Madison, but didn’t become truly expected until Eleanor Roosevelt’s funeral in 1962. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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